Flat Roof Replacements and Repairs

February 20, 2019

Flat Roof Replacements and Repairs

 

If there is one thing you can be sure about your flat roof, is that it is going to leak at some point in its lifespan. What that leaking entails is a different matter on its own, making you wonder if your roof needs a repair or replacement. While some things are beyond your control, a little inspection and maintenance can keep your flat roof going for long. But when problems pop up, you need to know how to take action.

 

That's when you have to ask yourself: Does my roof need a replacement or a repair?

 

Luckily, we live in the age of the internet, where a little research can reveal what your roof truly needs. Furthermore, there are flat roof experts that can help take care of your flat roof problem, making it protect you and your property for longer.

When to Repair Your Flat Roof

Obviously, the first sign that your roof needs a repair is a leak. Flat roofs are designed to withstand different adverse weather conditions and various types of damage. But sometimes, strong winds can occur and cause a tree to fall on your roof. Flat roofs, although strong, aren’t built to withstand such an impact, and that can call for repairs.

 

That is why it usually advised to have your roof inspected after a storm or severe winter. This way, you can detect problems early and fix them before they grow to become costly to fix. If the damage isn’t attended to in time, it can severely decrease the lifespan of your roof to the point it needs to be replaced.

When to Replace Your Flat Roof

If problems don’t make your roof deteriorate to the point of needing a repair, then time will. However, with constant flat roof repair and maintenance, the chance of that ever happening is extremely low. Flat roofs that are taken care of can last you a lifetime, which is 25 years. And that is why it is important to conduct a roof inspection once a year.

 

What are the Best Flat Roof Materials?

If you need a flat roof replacement for your residential or commercial property, for whatever reason, then you need to know what roofing materials you need. Luckily, roof systems have come quite far, and there are a number of modern options that can last you your entire adult life. All competent roofing contractors should be able to outfit your flat roof with either applied bitumen membrane, TPO membrane, EPDM membrane or other modern flat roofing materials.


What to know if your flat roof needs a replacement or repair? Give Wolfenburg Flat Roof Ottawa a call on 613-800-9058 or drop us an email at info@wolfenburginc.com. We will perform a complimentary inspection and give you a quote. We have been in the business for many years and know all the best and modern flat roof materials that would suit your property in Ottawa.

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